North Forrest High School

693 Eatonville Rd

Hattiesburg, MS 39401-9708

Grades: 7-12

371 students

North Forrest High School serves 371 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
North Forrest High School operates within the Forrest County School District.
The school district's 31% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 371 students
North Forrest High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
North Forrest High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade North Forrest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
North Forrest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
3%
North Forrest High School Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
60%
50%
North Forrest High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
35%
45%
North Forrest High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
1%
North Forrest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups North Forrest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.31
North Forrest High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
64%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
8%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,352 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 31% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,298 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,897 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Forrest County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,352 2,147
Forrest County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 31% 62%
Forrest County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $21 MM
Forrest County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
Forrest County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,298 $9,999
Forrest County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,897 $9,596
Forrest County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hattiesburg High School (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Petal Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Forrest Attendance Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HattiesburgNorth Forrest Attendance Center
    702 Eatonville Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)584-6466
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 301 students                      
  • HattiesburgRawls Springs Attendance Center
    10 Archie Smith Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)268-2217
    3.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 188 students                      
  • HattiesburgGrace Christian Elementary School
    2207 West 7th St
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)583-0662
    5.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 527 students                      
  • HattiesburgHattiesburg High School
    301 Hutchinson Ave
    HattiesburgMS 39401
    (601)544-0811
    6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1186 students                      
  • MoselleMoselle Elementary School
    168 Rayner Rd
    MoselleMS 39459
    (601)582-7586
    6.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 565 students                      

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